The architect Rosario Candela played a major role in shaping the architectural legacy of 20th-century New York—the distinctive “prewar” streetscapes of Park and Fifth Avenues and Sutton Place in particular. "Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela" revisits the setback terraces and neo-Georgian and Art Deco ornament of Candela-designed high-rise apartments. His buildings established new standards of chic urban living for some of New York’s wealthiest citizens and still rank among the most prized in the city, almost a century after they were built.
Check out the exhibition page to learn more about 'Elegance in the Sky' at the Museum of the City of New York, open through October 28th, 2018.
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